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Resources for Communities Minimizing Flood Damage

 

With the sudden downpours to which we’re prone at this time of year, and in preparation for storms in the next few months, this is a great time to get educated and prepare for if a flood disaster should strike.

FloodSmart Community Resources

https://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/pages/partner/partner_index.jsp

Red Cross Disaster Safety Checklist

http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster-safety-library

How to Protect Your Home From Flood Damage

https://www.redfin.com/blog/2015/03/how-to-protect-your-home-from-flood-damage.html

 Emergency Planning – Protect Your Pet

http://www.paw-rescue.org/PAW/PETTIPS/DogTip_EmergencyPlanning.php

 How to Avoid Flood Damaged Cars

http://www.carfax.com/guides/buying-used/things-to-avoid/flood-damage

 STEM Challenge for Kids – Building Flood Resistant Homes

http://practicalaction.org/beattheflood

 Homeowner’s Guide to Lightning Safety

http://www.homecity.com/homeowners-lightning-safety-guide

Resources complied by Jasmine Dyoco | jdyoco@educatorlabs.org

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